An Army specialist who was born in Connecticut has been killed in fighting in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
Philip Schiller was 21-years-old.
The portraits of six Connecticut soldiers will be added to the Wall of Honor tribute at the State Capitol in May.
Connecticut officials on Thursday urged employers to take advantage of new state and federal financial incentives and hire returning veterans, many of whom are having difficulty finding work.
For veterans in the U.S., the unemployment rate is much higher than the national average.
Another Connecticut service member has been killed in Afghanistan.
Governor Dannel Malloy has ordered flags to fly at half staff in honor of the latest Connecticut serviceman killed in Afghanistan
A Navy SEAL from Stamford was among the 30 U.S. troops killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Eighty members of the Connecticut National Guard’s 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron and 103rd Security Forces Squadron.leave shortly for Afghanistan.
Family and friends will be gathering in northern Connecticut to remember Army Specialist Richard Emmons III, who was killed in Afghanistan three weeks ago.
A soldier from North Granby is the latest Connecticut serviceman to be killed in Afghanistan.